Mac is a good apple who shares his toys, lends a helping hand and appreciates his life. When he meets Will he finds out what it is like to have a true best friend.
Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship
The rest of Mac's friends won't accept Will and tease Mac so badly that Will runs away to spare his friend from pain. Luckil Absolutely delightful new children's book from the grandson of Ernest Hemingway. Luckily Mac recognizes true friendship and finds a happily ever after ending. I found this book to be charming, visually delightful and full of life lessons about what really matters. Mar 29, Beth Kakuma-Depew rated it did not like it Shelves: Friends do not eat holes in their pals heads.
The central metaphor on which this friendship story is based is dysfunctional. At the end the apple says to the worm "I'd rather be a bad apple with you, than a sad apple without you. The illustrations are very cute, and the theme about standing up to peer pressure is nice. I am adding a copy to our Friends do not eat holes in their pals heads. I am adding a copy to our library system. View all 5 comments. Feb 16, Jenn rated it liked it Shelves: An apple named Mac, finds his best friend, but his friend is a worm.
This unlikely pair have many adventures before the other apples notice. An apple with a worm is a Bad Apple they say. So Will the worm leaves so Mac won't be bullied. But Mac misses his friend and searches in high and low to have his best friend back! A fun story about believing in yourself and learning to stand up for your friends, no matter what they look like.
Sep 21, Jessica Harrison rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 13, Monica rated it really liked it. A Tale of Friendship is a clever story of Mac the apple and his friend Will the worm. After a rainstorm Mac and Will form a friendship that fills their days with swimming, reading, and finishing each other's sentences.
Mac learns he would rather be friends with Will than worry about what the other apples are saying. Mar 25, E Reyes rated it it was amazing Shelves: It's a very simple story but it is really meaningful. Bullying and peer pressure are some of the issues that school-age children commonly face. Aug 03, Jacqueline rated it it was amazing. Cute take on friendships, bullying and being yourself. Sep 17, Emma Miss Print rated it liked it.
It's very cute and sweet but the idea of a worm inside an apple befriending that apple never fails to creep me out when I read it. Jul 28, Shauna rated it it was amazing. This is such a cute book! This book is just a good read in and of itself, but it can also teach a child about friendship, an added bonus. Cute illustrations make this a must read! Oct 17, Ben Truong rated it really liked it Shelves: A Tale of Friendship is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Edward Hemingway, which is a book about friendship, despite what others may think.
The text is rather simple and straightforward. It is a timeless message of friendship, despite what people may think of the person you are befriending. This book uses a wonderful metaphor, albeit a tad disturbing, in an apple being friends with a worm.
The illustrations were wonderfully depicted and extenuate the text rather wel Bad Apple: The illustrations were wonderfully depicted and extenuate the text rather well. The premise of the book is rather straightforward. It is about an apple named Mac short for Macintosh who is considered a good apple, until one day during a storm, Will, a worm found refuge in him.
They became instant best friends. However, his other apple friends considered him a bad apple for hanging around a worm. In the end, they decided to stay friends, despite what others may think. All in all, Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship is a wonderful inspirational children's book about friendship found in the most unlikely of places.
Dec 11, Sunah Chung rated it liked it Shelves: Mac, the apple, was a good apple but one day after having a sound sleep, he realized that Will, the worm, was on his head. They became good and close friends but the other apples bullied them. The story was about friendship which facilitated the brave and courageous feelings needed in order to confront the bullies. With the illustration of the hole on the apple, readers may feel sympathy toward Mac and Will and interpret the image as if there is a hole in your heart.
At the same time though, I Mac, the apple, was a good apple but one day after having a sound sleep, he realized that Will, the worm, was on his head. At the same time though, I also felt creepy about the worm in the head of the apple. I understood the authenticity of the wormed apple, but in reality the worm would eat the apple. May 13, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. This is a great cute book about friendship that comes in all different ways.
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An apple and a worm become best friends despite others not thinking they will be good or are a bad match. My kids ages 3 and 6 love this book. I have read this book to them countless times over the past couple years. This book is a good story and has colorful pages. I am happy I bought it based on the cover and a quick flip through.
I would recommend this to others with young kids.
Jul 02, Diane rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mac has other apple friends, but when he meets a worm and becomes friends with him, his other friends call him "bad apple" and don't want to play with him anymore. Dec 02, Mel Ann rated it it was amazing. I'd say all those orchard apples were the ones that were bad. Nov 26, Emma Jane rated it it was amazing. I really love this book. It's so sweet and beautiful. My year 2 students love it as much as I do.
May 29, Angie rated it liked it Shelves: I really liked the pictures and the story in this book. It's a little bit lengthy for a storytime for younger kids but I may try this out. Oct 11, Steph rated it it was amazing. Sep 07, Kristen rated it it was ok. Dec 12, Stacy rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 19, Jessica rated it it was ok.
Mar 16, Julie rated it it was ok. Not too sure what to make of this one. What is the message, precisely? That it's good to be bad, so long as you have company? Nov 09, Sashel Palacios rated it really liked it.
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Using irony, since and apple and worm should not get along at all, Hemingway uses this friendship to show that no matter who or what you should always be proud of your friendships. At the beginning of the story, the little apple does many of his favorite things, including take a nap at the park. One day, while he was sleeping it began to rain an Bad Apple: They became close friends very quickly, but when little apples friends realized that he was rotten, they began to tease and make fun of him.
Although this book had a simple and different storyline, I really enjoyed this book because of the way Hemingway decided to use the dialogue and the written language. Throughout the book he used a conversational method, that made it very easy to read and also let me have fun while reading. The short fragments and conversations between the two main characters really is what made this book so entertaining and cute. Edward Hemingway used humor in the book as well. The visuals were very simple but effective.
On a lot of the pages, there were multiple pictures of the two friends, and they were showing every activities they did together.
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The pictures were very appealing and made me want to continue reading and flipping the pages. A child will have a fun time reading this book!! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His books include "Bad Apple: When I opened the book, I literally went, "Ahhhhhhh! Hemingway is not only a fantastic illustrator, his clever wit adds even more dimension. I teach early childhood development and this book hits all the marks for great children's literature.
In fact, I loved this book so much that I have already ordered copies of this book for this year's new literature in my university's child development labs. I know children--and they are going to love this book!
Edward Hemingway is a talent we should all keep our eye on. It's fabulous and rare when you see this kind of amazing talent bloom. It's a completely joy from cover to cover. Overview Music Video Charts. Opening the iTunes Store. If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.
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Tender interactions between Mac and Will they read books together, and Will finishes Mac s sentences make it clear that Mac s conclusion that he d rather be a Bad Apple with Will than a sad apple without him is the right one.